Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT), which is carrying out a refurbishment of the city’s underground system costing £288m, confirmed that it aimed to run ‘fully driverless’ trains, sometimes without any staff, on board once passenger screens are in place at all stations.
A new national housing agency – Homes England – has been launched by Housing Secretary Sajid Javid as one of the key steps towards delivering the homes the country needs. Homes England will play a major role in fixing the housing market by helping to deliver an average of 300,000 homes a year by the mid-2020s.
The Engineer recently revisited some of the finest tunnelling achievements to grace its pages down through the years, and this week we bring you a collection of articles where the focus is another engineering mainstay: bridges.
Congratulations to Sarah Smart, who is a Principal Transport Planner at our Woking office, on becoming Mrs Sarah Burton after marrying Matt in July.
Sarah will be returning to work this week after a period of maternity leave.